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First Aid

HLTAID011 - Provide first aid

This Nationally Accredited Training (NRT) course is offered in partnership with Healthcorp - RTO ID 91222 who issue the Certificate.

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                                     

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only
Important Note:
Sessions from July 1 to September 30 will be delivered via a new "blended" method.
The pre-course online learning will take 2 - 2.5hrs to complete and the workshop will be just a practical assessment of approximately 3.5hrs.  Closer to the date of your session, you will be advised what time to arrive for your practical assessment.  
  • You can attend a Ryde assessment session if you live AND work in the Ryde LGA.
  • You can attend an Allambie assessment session if you live AND work in the Northern Beaches LGA.
*** If you live and work outside these LGAs, please contact one of the following external providers to attend their First Aid training:

Healthcorp, St Johns, Sydney CBD

The cost of this training can then be claimed back via expense reimbursement form which your manager will approve.
If you have any queries contact the Training Alliance team.

Why choose this course?

This course has a focus on applying first aid to a person with a disability.  This is an essential qualification for employees who provide direct client support including those employed in disability support practitioner roles. At Cerebral Palsy Alliance this is a compulsory course for all workers with a direct support role, including Disability Support Practitioners.

Certification is valid for three (3) years and must be renewed before expiry.

What content does the program cover?

The course is a combination of theory and demonstration practical skills with a focus on applying first aid to a person with disability.  It covers the essential knowledge and skills required to apply first aid in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.  The content covers the essential knowledge elements, performance criteria and assessment requirements of the HLTAID011 Apply first aid unit of competency, specifically
•    Responding to emergencies contextualised to the workplace/community settings
•    Applying appropriate first aid procedures
•    Communicating details of an incident
•    Evaluating the incident and own performance

Does the program have any prerequisites?

There is compulsory online pre-reading and a series of quiz questions that must be completed prior to attending this course (please allow 1.5 – 2hours). This requirement is mandatory and strictly enforced.  In addition, to meet the ARC guidelines and NRT competency assessment requirements, course participants must be able to demonstrate the physical skills required to perform uninterrupted adult and infant CPR as well as other first aid procedures.

Course completion requires:

Demonstration of the required knowledge and performance criteria of the HLTAID011 Apply first aid unit of competency.  Competency assessment includes:

  • Online pre-reading and quiz questions
  • Written questions and a workplace incident report
  • Practical demonstration of first aid procedures in a 
    • Adult and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Responding to first aid scenarios in a simulated environment contextualised to the workplace, including
    • Conducting a visual and verbal assessment of a person
    • Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
    • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
    • Providing accurate verbal and written reports of first aid incidents
  • Applied first aid procedures for
    • Allergic reactions
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Bleeding control
    • Choking and airway obstruction
    • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
    • Fractures, sprains and strains
    • Respiratory distress, including asthma
    • shock

Competency is assessed in accordance with ARC guidelines and NRT requirements, via a variety of methods including:

  • Online pre-reading and quiz questions
  • Written answers to theory questions and incident reports
  • Practical demonstration of – 
    • Adult and infant CPR
    • Responding to first aid scenarios
    • Applying first aid procedures

What is the cost?

Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees are exempt from the full course fee however will be required to make a financial contribution of $30 to the cost of their First Aid certification and booklet.

How long is the course?

Duration: (for the non-blended course) online pre-requisite (approx 1.5-2hrs) plus 1 day face to face training and assessment

Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

Please BYO lunch

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance Team 
Email: training@cerebralpalsy.org.au 
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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